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hospitality industry

How can the hospitality industry drive sustainability?

Recent research has found that 87% of travellers would prefer to travel sustainably, here we look at how the hospitality industry can meet sustainability demands.
microplastic pollution from cars

Government to tackle particulate matter and microplastic pollution from cars

Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey and Transport Minister Michael Ellis are leading a push to tackle the impact of particulate and plastic pollution from brakes, tyres and road wear.
mobile ticketing

ECR: Leaders in mobile ticketing and revenue inspection solutions

ECR design and develop smart solutions supporting transport operators across the globe. With unique hardware in the form of compact, all in one solutions, we help customers to ensure that every ticketing experience is seamless, reliable and easy.
wiltshire opportunities

Swindon and Wiltshire: Opportunities from economic shocks

How does a region respond having experienced two economic shocks in a year? Paddy Bradley, Director at Swindon and Wiltshire LEP tells us more.
Open Access Government July

Open Access Government July 2019

Open Access Government July 2019 has an impressive array of intellectually stimulating content on government policy issues across the globe, including health and social care, research and innovation, environment, agriculture, energy, transport, industry, ICT, legal affairs and HR & training.
roadworks vehicles

Highways England announces electric roadworks vehicles trial

Highways England has announced that they will trial two fully electric powered roadworks vehicles for the first time.
electric chargepoints

New requirements for electric chargepoints as UK moves towards net zero

Roads Minister Michael Ellis has announced that all government-funded home electric chargepoints installed in the future must be ‘smart’.
freight efficiency

How can businesses improve their freight efficiency?

From saving costs and the importance of accurate information and measurements to the rise of containers boosting the speed of ocean freight, Jon White, MD at InXpress, highlights how businesses can improve their freight efficiency.
vehicle battery

£23 million funding awarded for electric vehicle battery development

Companies across the UK are set to benefit from £23 million government investment to help them develop the latest electric vehicle battery technology.
Welsh communities

Minister told to scrap old cars to create healthier, cleaner Welsh communities

Welsh communities could be healthier and less polluted if older cars were scrapped and replaced with credits to use on buses, trains and daily car or bike hire.
NHS drivers, duty of care

Understanding duty of care for NHS drivers

Neil Everatt, CEO at Selenity, discusses the need to understand duty of care for NHS drivers.
breakthroughs in materials science

Breakthroughs in materials science are driving turbo-engine efficiency

A series of breakthroughs in materials science are helping to drive efficiency in aerospace manufacturing, by improving material properties and reducing aircraft production times, whilst maintaining a low overall weight.
Electric vehicles (EVs)

Electric vehicles (EVs) set to dominate market

Electric vehicles (EVs) are on track to dominate global sales of passenger cars and buses by 2040, and to encroach significantly on the market for vans and short-distance trucking, according to BloombergNEF (BNEF).
zero-emission transport innovations

Government awards £25 million to zero-emission transport innovations

Projects across the country are set to benefit from £25 million government investment to develop ground-breaking zero-emission transport innovations.
old drivers

Should older drivers be banned from the roads?

A CarTakeBack.com and YouGov survey has revealed that 49% of Brits want older drivers banned from the roads completely.
wheelchair users

New travel experiment reveals dire commutes for wheelchair users

The ‘Going the Extra Mile’ experiment enlisted the help of five wheelchair users who tested five popular commuter journeys in London in an effort to raise awareness of accessibility issues on public transport.
Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)

Introducing Londons Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)

Here, alongside Lookers Ford, we look at what Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is and what it means to motorists in central London.
smart city traffic solutions

More than half of Brits willing to fund smart city traffic solutions

New research has found an increasing appetite for smart city traffic solutions that aim to tackle urbanisation problems, such as congestion and security issues.
Aviation in Europe

A focus on European Commission policy: Aviation in Europe

Violeta Bulc is European Commissioner for Transport and this article focuses on an aspect of her role that concerns aviation in Europe, as Jonathan Miles, Editor of Open Access Government discovers.
Open Access Government 22 - April edition

Open Access Government April 2019

Open Access Government April 2019 showcases a wide array of insightful opinion articles on government policy issues across the globe, including health and social care, research and innovation, environment, agriculture, energy, transport, industry, ICT, blockchain innovation, government, legal affairs and HR & training.

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